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Remote device sign-in

June 28th, 2017 by Tiffany Conroy

A method for signing in to a device that doesn’t have a keyboard

When we were developing our SoundCloud app for Xbox One, something became very obvious during usability testing: signing in with a game controller really sucks. Entering text requires navigating a virtual keyboard to individual letters, numbers, and characters one at a time – such a nightmare! Plus, letters, numbers, and special characters are spread across three screens. The more secure your password is, the worse the experience is.

Entering a password with a game controller using an onscreen keyboard

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